U.S. Beacon October 15, 2019

San Benito, TX

Cameron County, Texas

Latitude: 26.136603     Longitude: -97.635878
Population 24,699 (2005)



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:4865036, place: San Benito city, Texas)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 7,312 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 516 (7.06%)
Kindergarten: 597 (8.16%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 3,485 (47.66%)
High school (grades 9-12): 1,671 (22.85%)
College or graduate school: 1,043 (14.26%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 13,268 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 4,375 (32.97%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 2,017 (15.2%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,834 (21.36%)
Some college, no degree: 2,264 (17.06%)
Associate degree: 484 (3.65%)
Bachelor's degree: 894 (6.74%)
Graduate or professional degree: 400 (3.01%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 51.8%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 17,128 (100%)
Never married: 4,638 (27.08%)
Now married, except separated: 9,346 (54.57%)
Separated: 580 (3.39%)
Total Widowed: 1,166 (6.81%)
Widowed Female: 977 (5.7%)
Total Divorced: 1,398 (8.16%)
Divorced Female: 809 (4.72%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 925 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 292 (31.57%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 15,719 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,879 (11.95%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 6,702 (100%)
--With a disability: 423 (6.31%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 11,301 (100%)
--With a disability: 2,339 (20.7%)
----Percent employed: 41.1%
--No disability: 8,962 (79.3%)
----Percent employed: 63.4%
Population 65 years and over: 3,238 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,526 (47.13%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 21,365 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 12,659 (59.25%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 8,238 (38.56%)
--Same county: 6,227 (29.15%)
--Different county: 2,011 (9.41%)
----Same state: 755 (3.53%)
----Different state: 1,256 (5.88%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 468 (2.19%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 23,615 (100%)
Native: 19,445 (82.34%)
--Born in United States: 19,166 (100%)
----State of residence: 15,782 (66.83%)
----Different state: 3,384 (14.33%)
--Born outside United States: 279 (1.18%)
Foreign born: 4,170 (17.66%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 1,041 (4.41%)
--Naturalized citizen: 1,524 (6.45%)
--Not a citizen: 2,646 (11.2%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 4,170 (100%)
Europe: 8 (0.19%)
Asia: 36 (0.86%)
Africa: 13 (0.31%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 4,063 (97.43%)
Northern America: 50 (1.2%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 21,365 (100%)
English only: 4,722 (22.1%)
Language other than English: 16,643 (77.9%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7,419 (34.73%)
--Spanish: 16,510 (77.28%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 7,384 (34.56%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 86 (0.4%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 31 (0.15%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 19 (0.09%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 23,615 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 21,634% (91.61%)
Arab: 13 (0.06%)
Czech: 6 (0.03%)
Danish: 40 (0.17%)
Dutch: 44 (0.19%)
English: 509 (2.16%)
French (except Basque): 157 (0.66%)
French Canadian: 36 (0.15%)
German: 645 (2.73%)
Greek: 0 (0%)
Hungarian: 0 (0%)
Irish: 367 (1.55%)
Italian: 66 (0.28%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 53 (0.22%)
Polish: 73 (0.31%)
Portuguese: 8 (0.03%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 88 (0.37%)
Scottish: 107 (0.45%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 37 (0.16%)
Swedish: 103 (0.44%)
Swiss: 11 (0.05%)
Ukrainian: 10 (0.04%)
United States or American: 510 (2.16%)
Welsh: 38 (0.16%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 32 (0.14%)
Other ancestries: 18,681 (79.11%)

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